Chapter 17.104
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

Sections:

17.104.010    Establishment and Authority

17.104.020    Organization

17.104.030    Powers and Duties

17.104.040    Appeals from Planning and Zoning Commission Actions Regarding Approvals of Conditional Use Permits

17.104.010 Establishment and Authority

The planning and zoning commission is established by city Ordinance Number 381, passed June 24, 1969. (Ord. 1015 (part), 2007: Ord. 736 Art. X § A, 1997)

17.104.020 Organization

The organization, operating procedures, and rules of the commission shall follow the procedures and policies outlined in Chapter 2.24. (Ord. 1015 (part), 2007: Ord. 736 Art. X § B, 1997)

17.104.030 Powers and Duties

A.    The planning and zoning commission is responsible for the long-range planning activities outlined in this code.

B.    In addition, the planning and zoning commission is responsible for hearing and deciding applications for conditional use permits.

C.    The commission is responsible for reviewing and making recommendations to the city council regarding annexations, lot splits, special developments (see special development option), and amendments to the zoning code or zoning map(s). (Ord. 1015 (part), 2007: Ord. 736 Art. X § C, 1997)

17.104.040 Appeals from Planning and Zoning Commission Actions Regarding Approvals of Conditional Use Permits

A.    Appeals regarding the approval of a conditional use permit can be filed by any individual aggrieved by a commission action. Appeals must be based on objections or issues raised at the initial public hearing. New issues will not be considered as a basis for appeal.

B.    Appeals from planning and zoning commission actions regarding the approval of a conditional use permit must be filed in writing with the zoning administrator or his/her designee within ten (10) calendar days of the action being appealed.

C.    Actions being appealed will be scheduled for review and heard by the city council within thirty (30) days of the date of the appeal. (Ord. 1099 (part), 2009: Ord. 1015 (part), 2007: Ord. 736 Art. X § D, 1997)